Barpeta is an administrative district in the state of Assam in India. It was created in 1983 when it was split from Kamrup district. The district headquarter is located at Barpeta. The District consists of two sub-divisions- Barpeta and Bajali.
Deputy Commissioner is the Administrative Head of the District. The Deputy Commissioner is entrusted with overall responsibility for law and order, implementation of government schemes and is also authorised to hear revenue cases pertaining to the district. He/she is also authorised to collect Land Revenue and is therefore also referred collector (revenue) and also to control encroachment of government land in the district.
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